The important principle of

nutrition is “food diversity”, but not all the ingredients are suitable for each other. If the collocation is not good, it will affect the digestion and absorption of some nutrients, or poor taste, affect appetite.

if we choose a good and cheap, harmonious and versatile food material among vegetables, the leek will be among the best! Leek is rich in calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, vitamin C, folic acid, B vitamins, carotene, chlorophyll and dietary fiber, and many of these nutrients are easy to lack for the Chinese population, which is helpful for the prevention and treatment of metabolic diseases.

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leeks contain a volatile substance, which has pungent taste and promotes appetite. Whether it is cooked meat, fish, shrimp, aquatic products, eggs, soybean products, edible fungi, leek can be matched with it, improve the freshness and color, greatly improve the beauty and taste of dishes, let people never forget. In China, it is very common to make dumplings, steamed stuffed buns, pies, wonton and potstickers with leeks as stuffing. There is a popular food called “leek box”, which is often used to entertain guests or as a high-quality staple food on the festival table.

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can be cooked or raw. Some people like to use leeks as scallions and garlic as condiments in the dip. Because heating can destroy some nutrients, eating raw leek will retain more vitamin C, which is a worthy choice.

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leeks are hot food. Eating leeks in cold environment makes people feel warm. And the body easy to fever and patients with acute infection, such as eye trouble, boils, raw acne people, it is best to eat less or not to eat leek. Otherwise, it will make up for more anger. The dietary fiber in

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leeks is very rich. Dietary fiber can reduce the absorption of cholesterol and promote the excretion of toxic substances, which has a very positive role in promoting the health of modern people. Dietary fiber can also enhance gastrointestinal peristalsis and promote defecation. It is a natural food material to solve the problem of constipation. Just need to pay attention to, if leek eat too much, someone will have diarrhea, the cause of which is also dietary fiber, which is the result of dietary fiber stimulating intestinal excessive peristalsis, which is in line with the natural principle that things must be reversed when things are extreme.

(editor in charge: Wang Jianqi)

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